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Pilot Project to substantiate why it pays for Canadian Beef to be sustainable

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter) with files from the Beef Cattle Reserch Council
January 18, 2018 - 4:23pm

CALGARY - A one-year, Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration pilot project was recently launched by beef industry groups. It`s purpose is to create a certified sustainable beef supply chain, in which financial credits flow back to cow-calf and feedlot operations.
 

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Chemical - pesticide warehous Agrichemical Warehousing Standards Association (AWSA) website

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency proposes limiting the use of two pesticides

By The Canadian Press
January 9, 2018 - 2:39pm

OTTAWA - Canada doesn't want to issue a blanket ban on certain pesticides even though environmental groups say they are killing everything from honey bees to earthworms.

AAFC potato breeder Dr. Benoit Bizimungu and André Gagnon, President of the Quebec potato company Progest 2001 Inc., with one of the AAC Confederation potatoes
AAFC potato breeder Dr. Benoit Bizimungu and André Gagnon, President of the Quebec potato company Progest 2001 Inc., with one of the AAC Confederation potatoes Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Move over Yukon Gold - two new Golden potato varieties could take root as consumer favourites

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
January 2, 2018 - 4:23pm

OTTAWA -  Two Canadian potato companies have given a nod to Canada's 150th Anniversary with newly licensed potato varieties developed by

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